Want to know the secrets of classic Japanese flavors? Look no further. Soy-based pickled and marinated foods are quick, easy and packed with umami.
Revered in Japan, the cherry blossom holds a significant place in Japanese food culture. Although the fresh petals don't taste much, they're used in a wide array of foods. Each spring, the blooming of the cherry trees ushers in a season of revelry.
Bamboo shoots are a common ingredient in stir-frys, but this very healthy Asian vegetarian option can also be enjoyed on its own or as the main component of many other dishes.
Although March is still cold throughout much of Japan and you may even see some snow, it marks the true beginning of spring. Two major holidays, Hinamatsuri and Higan, make it a festive time well worth celebrating—whatever the weather may be.
You've probably heard by now, Japanese breakfast is something special. It's full of nutrients to start off your day healthy. Learn what looks like a typical Japanese breakfast at Japanese dining table.
In addition to the many health benefits of Japanese green tea, did you know that there are many different varieties and flavors to enjoy as well? Learn more about the different types of Japanese green tea and discover their different flavors.
What better way is there to wait for spring than to make some sake-spiked raindrop cakes? A little treat for the adults with a hint of cherry blossom.
Spring in Japan means it's cheery blossom season! Bring a little bit of spring into your house with cheery blossom rice.
Milk tea is tasty. Try adding soybean (kinako) to make it even better!
This cheery blossom mochi is a popular mochi eaten during the early spring. Make this now and hope spring brings the warmth sooner!
Karaage is a common side dish found in many lunch boxes, and a very popular dish for dinner. It also serves many, so it's perfect for a party!
You've heard of Strawberry Milkshakes... now introducing Strawberry Milk with sake! Sometimes you need the alcohol boost.